BPM King Street Sounds


House label founded in 1993 by Hisa Ishioka.
The name was inspired by Ishioka's previous label, BPM (16), and the Paradise Garage club, located at 84 King Street in New York City, which Ishioka frequented between 1985 and its closure in 1987.
The label name is often truncated to King Street or King Street Sounds. Please use King Street Sounds only when listed as such for copyright or licensing credits.
BPM King Street Sounds was legally registered as a corporation on January 21, 1993 and is owned and distributed by Hi's Production USA, Inc.
Sister labels Nite Grooves and Street King were established in 1994 and 2009 respectively.
Vinyl releases subsequent to its move to digital-only in 2009 were via Slow To Speak, Prime Direct Distribution and Above Board Distribution.

BPM King Street Sounds manufactured and distributed:
Mission Records (3) (1997 to 1998)
11:07 Presentations (1998)
Subculture (2) (1998)
Artimage Vinyls (1998 to 2000) (manufactured until 2002)
Prescription (1998 to 2001)
Underground Collective Recordings (2002 to 2003)
Slang Recordings (2002 to 2003)
Broken Records (3) (2003)
DJP Records (2005 to 2006) (DJP on two Nite Grooves releases in 2001 and 2002)

The label was acquired by Armada Music B.V.'s investment company BEAT Music Fund in June 2023.

A&R from 1993 to 1995: Greg Daye.
A&R from 1994 to 1995: Nelson Rosado.
A&R from 1995 to 1997: Victor "Overdose" Sanchez.
A&R from 1996 to 1998: Bryan Tollin.
A&R from the late 1990s was shared between Rob Wunderman and Roman S. aka Roman Shelepanov.
A&R from 2011 to 2013: Alexander George Legaspi.
Label manager from 2000 to 2014: Joe Berinato.

Parent Label:Hi's Production USA, Inc.
Contact Info:

BPM King Street Sounds
115 West 30th Street
Suite 306-308
New York
New York 10001

Tel: +1 212 594 3737
Fax: +1 212 594 3636
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